Step: 1

16 ounces = 1 pound

[Write pound in terms of ounces.]

Step: 2

4 ounces = 4 16

[Convert ounces to pounds; Divide 4 by 16.]

Step: 3

= 1 4 pound

[Divide numerator and denominator by their GCF, 4.]

Step: 4

The weight of the chain is 1 4 pound.

Correct Answer is : 1 4

Step: 1

16 ounces = 1 pound

[Write pound in terms of ounces.]

Step: 2

64 ounces = 64 16 = 4 pounds

[Convert ounces to pounds; Divide 64 by 16.]

Step: 3

Brian bought 4 pounds of potatoes.

Correct Answer is : 4

Step: 1

16 oz = 1 pint

[Convert oz to pints.]

Step: 2

1 oz = 1 16 pints

[Divide each side by 16.]

Step: 3

96 oz = (96 × 1) oz = (96) × ( 1 16 ) pints

[Substitute 1 oz = 1 16 pints.]

Step: 4

= 6 pints

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 96 oz equals 6 pints.

Correct Answer is : 6 pints

Step: 1

12 in. = 1 ft

[Convert in. to ft.]

Step: 2

1 in. = 1 12 ft

[Divide each side by 12.]

Step: 3

48 in. = (48 × 1) in. = (48 × 1 12 ) ft

[Substitute 1 in. = 1 12 ft.]

Step: 4

= 4 ft

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 48 in. = 4 ft.

Correct Answer is : 4 ft

Step: 1

2 pints = 1 quart

[Convert pints to quarts.]

Step: 2

1 pint = 1 2 quarts

[Divide each side by 2.]

Step: 3

36 pints = (36 × 1) pints = (36 × 1 2 ) quarts

[Substitute 1 pint = 1 2 quarts.]

Step: 4

= 18 quarts

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 36 pints of oil is 18 quarts.

Correct Answer is : 18 quarts

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so we multiply.

Step: 2

1 foot = 12 inches

[Conversion from feet to inches.]

Step: 3

5 feet = (5 × 1) feet = (5 × 12) inches

[Since 1 foot = 12 inches.]

Step: 4

= 60 inches

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 5 feet are 60 inches.

Correct Answer is : 60 inches

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 yard = 3 feet

[Conversion from yard to feet.]

Step: 3

3 yards = (3 × 1) yards = (3 × 3) feet

[Since 1 yard = 3 feet.]

Step: 4

= 9 feet

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 3 yards equal 9 feet.

Correct Answer is : 9 feet

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 yard = 36 inches

[Conversion from yard to inches.]

Step: 3

4 yards = (4 × 1) yards = (4 × 36) inches

[Since 1 yard = 36 inches.]

Step: 4

= 144 inches

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 4 yards equal 144 inches.

Correct Answer is : 144 inches

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 mile = 5280 feet

[Conversion from mile to feet.]

Step: 3

9 miles = (9 × 1) miles = (9 × 5280) feet

[Since 1 mile = 5280 feet.]

Step: 4

= 47520 feet

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 9 miles equal 47520 feet.

Correct Answer is : 47520 feet

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from smaller to larger unit, so divide.

Step: 2

2 cups = 1 pint

[Conversion from cups to pint.]

Step: 3

24 cups = (24 2 ) pints

[Divide 24 cups by 2 cups, to convert into pints.]

Step: 4

= 12 pints

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

Among the choices, 12 best fills in the blank.

Correct Answer is : 12

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from smaller to larger unit, so divide.

Step: 2

2 pints = 1 quart

[Conversion from pints to quarts.]

Step: 3

16 pints = (16 2 ) quarts

[Divide 16 pints by 2 pints, to convert into quarts.]

Step: 4

= 8 quarts

[Simplify]

Step: 5

Among the choices, 8 best fills in the blank.

Correct Answer is : 8

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 gallon = 4 quarts

[Conversion from gallons to quarts.]

Step: 3

5 gallons = (5 × 1) gallons = (5 × 4) quarts

[Since 1 gallon = 4 quarts.]

Step: 4

= 20 quarts

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 5 gallons is 20 quarts.

Correct Answer is : 20

Step: 1

1 pound = 16 ounces

Step: 2

The total weight of fruits Mr. Jeff had = 2 pounds of apples + 1 pound of grapes + 2 pounds of pineapples + 1 pound of strawberries.

Step: 3

= 6 pounds

[Add]

Step: 4

6 pounds = 6 × 1 pound

Step: 5

= 6 × 16 ounces

[Substitute]

Step: 6

= 96 ounces

[Multiply]

Correct Answer is : 96 ounces

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